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uhn ha pee nis

  • n  emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
  • n  state characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief

  • Last week President Bush came forward with a long-awaited bailout plan in which he sought to spread around the unhappiness in an evenhanded way.
  • He may be an affront to the local establishment, but he has a real feel for populist discontent and the ability to turn that inchoate unhappiness into a potent political force.
  • PTI's survey shows unhappiness with the GOP, but can Democrats translate that into a power shift?.
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  • Robert Gates in The Australian
    Mr Gates, speaking from Singapore where he was attending a conference on Asian security, said: "The Turks have a genuine concern with Kurdish terrorism that takes place on Turkish soil. One can understand their frustration and unhappiness over...
  • David Stern in MLive.com
    In an interview with the New York Times last week, Stern said, "If our players are unhappy with it (new ball), we have to analyze to the nth degree the cause of their unhappiness. I'm not pleased, but I'm realistic. We've got to do the right thing...
  • Barney Frank in Sydney Morning Herald
    Frank said that "if the storm of public unhappiness is strong enough, I will try to substantially revise that ban."

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